Man City's Toure turned down huge offer from China - agent
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has turned down a 520,000 pounds ($643,812) a week offer to play in China, his agent told Sky Sports on Tuesday.
LONDON Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has joined England's squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Slovenia after Burnley's Tom Heaton withdrew because of a minor injury.
Pickford had been due to link up with England's Under 21s but will now serve as cover for Joe Hart and Fraser Forster.
England play Slovenia in Ljubliana on Tuesday looking for their third consecutive win in Group F.
The England website also said Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs had joined the squad as cover after Ryan Bertrand was injured early in Saturday's victory over Malta.
(Reporting by Martyn Herman, editing by Neil Robinson)
NAPLES, Italy Argentina's World Cup-winner Diego Maradona returned to Naples this week to regale audiences with memories of his heroics in helping Napoli win the 1987 Italian league title and took a pot-shot at fellow football great Pele.
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is hoping fellow Italian Antonio Conte wins the English Premier League title with current leaders Chelsea.